Igloo.com Acquires Aftermarket.com

iglooIgloo.com Limited, a Domain Brokerage & Consultancy Firm, has acquired the business of Aftermarket.com, an online marketplace for buying and selling Internet domain names, from Thought Convergence, Inc. This acquisition builds upon Igloo’s recent news of entering into an exclusive agreement with Rook Media to provide brokerage and related services for their newly acquired DomainSponsor portfolio.

“With Igloo’s acquisition of the Aftermarket.com platform, we are incredibly excited to roll out a more comprehensive suite of services, offering a wider range of opportunities to our customers,” says Tessa Holcomb CEO and Co-Founder of Igloo.com. “Our clients will not only be able to acquire and sell domains, but will of course still have access to the high-touch, consultative sales team for which Igloo.com is already well known.”

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Here is the complete press release:

Igloo.com Limited, the leading Domain Brokerage & Consultancy Firm, has acquired the business of Aftermarket.com, a premier online marketplace for buying and selling Internet domain names, from Thought Convergence, Inc. This acquisition builds upon Igloo’s recent news of entering into an exclusive agreement with Rook Media to provide brokerage and related services for their newly acquired DomainSponsor portfolio.

This move brings together an extraordinary offering of domain name aftermarket inventory in combination with the most advanced features and an intuitive user experience, enabling buyers to purchase their domain names quickly and easily. Visitors to Igloo.com’s marketplace will have access to millions of names appealing to every type of buyer. Whether it’s to add to your investment portfolio or for your personal website, start-up or Fortune 500 company, finding the right domain will get you one step closer to realizing your goals.

On the flip side, selling names with Igloo.com couldn’t be easier. Igloo’s sales platform will offer custom templates, the ability to negotiate online with offer/counteroffer functionality, BuyNow for immediate procurement, and most importantly, a dedicated domain advisor to assist you at any point in the sales process. Moreover, customer service and sales assistance for buyers will soon be just a click away with the addition of an online chat feature.

“With Igloo’s acquisition of the Aftermarket.com platform, we are incredibly excited to roll out a more comprehensive suite of services, offering a wider range of opportunities to our customers,” says Tessa Holcomb CEO and Co-Founder of Igloo.com. “Our clients will not only be able to acquire and sell domains, but will of course still have access to the high-touch, consultative sales team for which Igloo.com is already well known.”

Ammar Kubba, CEO and Co-Founder of Aftermarket.com and its parent company, Thought Convergence, Inc., said “The domain name aftermarket is a multi-faceted and complex ecosystem of individuals, businesses, and technology; Igloo.com’s integration of our advanced and intuitive Aftermarket platform will serve to further round out, diversify, and scale their suite of brokerage services.” Kubba added, “We know that our Aftermarket will be in good hands with Tessa and her talented team, and we look forward to witnessing the next evolution of Igloo.com, powered by Aftermarket.”

The Igloo team is pleased to welcome Aftermarket.com clients to the Igloo.com family.

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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About Konstantinos Zournas

Konstantinos studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London and lives in Athens, Greece. He works on domain names, websites and software development. Has been online since 1995 & domaining since 2002.

One comment

  1. They have the best landing pages, with well done option for financing and leasing, features that all the other platforms have consistently refused to give to they customers (?). Maybe because they were a strictly reserved platform it seems.
    I wonder if now they will open their doors…

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